Events

Local Winter Bucket List

Say cheese Hosting friends during the cold winter months is a great way to socialize without leaving the house, but you’ll need to reward your travelers with libations and a legendary cheese plate. For the latter, head to Formaggio Kitchen for classes on the delightful dairy. The shop’s Cheese 101 class discusses the history of […]


Passim Grant to Help Fund Multimedia Show ‘Bring Us Your Women’

As musician Catherine Capozzi visited the great churches of the world while touring with her band, she felt inspired to “believe in something.” But she also wondered how women fit into their stories. “I was traveling through different parts of France, Switzerland, Spain, all the different countries that I went to, I was thinking, ‘I […]


Shakespeare, Sex, and Seafood: A Night Out at A.R.T.

The American Repertory Theater’s 2019 lineup is as colorful as ever—here are five upcoming shows you won’t want to miss. “Miss You Like Hell”  Jan. 11 – 27, OBERON. Tickets start at $25. Imagine Kerouac, Steinbeck, Faulkner, or whoever’s “road journey” narrative you read in school—but recast it with mother-daughter protagonists in a pickup truck. […]


Harvard Square Winter Carnival Kicks Off Jan. 17

It’s time for chocolate, chili, and Celtic music—Harvard Square’s 11th annual Winter Carnival starts on Thursday and runs through March. First up is the Boston Celtic Music Festival at Passim, which will include concerts, workshops, and a brunch to celebrate “Greater Boston’s deep tradition of music, song, and dance from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and […]


Local New Year’s Eve Events

1. Cambridge Common’s New Year’s Eve Cambridge Common—1667 Massachusetts Ave. Free; reservations optional If you’re looking for New Year’s fun without breaking the bank, Cambridge Common has you covered. The night starts off with free beer tastings at 6 p.m. (Allagash Pictavia Scotch Ale from 6 to 8 p.m., New Belgium Oakspire Bourbon Barrel Ale […]


Monthly Meet-ups Aim to Connect Local Women

Women In Cambridge was started four years ago when a group of female entrepreneurs joined forces to help each other navigate owning a small business. After about a year the group got connected with the Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women, and it’s now evolved into monthly networking meet-ups open to all women who […]


Swing by Cambridge for Annual Lindy Hop Exchange

The name of the Dirty Water Lindy Exchange might sound familiar to sports fans, who hear The Standells’ ode to the Charles River’s dirty water at Bruins and Sox games, but the event itself is unlike any other. Boston Swing Central (BSC), a Cambridge-based dance organization, has been hosting the three-day festival devoted to the […]


Boston Improv Festival to Highlight Underrepresented Comedic Voices

“Improv You Need To See” is the tagline for the Boston Improv Festival, but what does that actually mean? It means Chicago’s only all-Indian improv group. It means a show fully in Spanish. It means a group of women of color banded together under the moniker “Matt Damon Improv.” “We’re in an extra bastion of […]


Sofar Sounds Brings Hyperlocal, Secret Shows

Sofar Sounds, a network of intimate concerts in more than 400 cities worldwide, is pushing a new type of music experience—one that is personal rather than distant, focused rather than chaotic. “Our founding principle [is] respecting music, listening to musicians, supporting them as much as we can, and giving them the focus and attention that […]


Local Fourth of July Celebrations

July 3 – All American Wine Dinner at Forage 5 Craigie Cir., Cambridge Who says America can’t make good wine? Forage is getting patriotic this week, offering up wine pairings from Maine, Vermont, and California alongside a dinner that features fried spicy kimchi, fennel-rubbed pork loin, and creme fraiche ice cream. The meal is $50 […]


‘Summer In the City’ Lineup Announced

Cambridge Arts has announced the lineup for the 27th annual “Summer In the City” program, which aims to make the arts accessible to all residents through free, outdoor events. “A big tenet of Cambridge Arts is to make sure that arts are accessible to everyone in Cambridge, and so by offering this free programming in […]


Inman Eats Returns with a Craft Festival

Inman Eats is back for its second year this weekend, celebrating the restaurants and craft spaces that make up the neighborhood with special food deals, a beer garden, and an added craft festival. Rebranded as Inman Eats & Crafts, the outdoor festival will shut down Cambridge Street from Springfield to Prospect on May 20 from […]